On Jan. 15 at about two a.m., the Montgomery County Sheriffs Office was dispatched to an assault with a firearm call in the 23000 block of Sorters Road in Porter. Upon arrival, a woman later identified as 59-year-old Ester Nicholson, was found in the master bedroom with a gunshot wound and was taken to a local hospital where she remains in critical condition. A man, later identified as 47-year-old Kevin Golden, was found dead with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Sheriff’s Officials said Nicholson and Golden were in a long term relationship. At this time, detectives say they believe this was an attempted murder/suicide.